Herbs For Lungs Top 10 Herbs For The Lungs image to repin / shareHerbs background pic © Africa Studio - Fotolia.com Please share this page: Google + StumbleUpon Reddit Everyone knows the significance of the lungs in their work day in and day out to bring in oxygen and expel carbon dioxide wastes and in effect, promote your overall bodily functioning. Yet, even with an awareness of the lungs' important functions, increasing air pollution levels and poor breathing are causing the lungs not to perform at their peak.  Moreover, smoking, vitamin A deficiency, certain over-the-counter cold medications and even traumatic experiences have led to common lung conditions like asthma, emphysema, bronchitis, tuberculosis, pulmonary edema, pneumonia and cancer. However, there are herbs like the below that specifically promote healthier functioning of the lungs. Mullein Licorice Gingko Biloba Echinacea This is an anti-microbial herb known to fight pathogenic microorganism while strengthening the body's immune system.
Manuka Oil Conquers Deadly MRSA Bacteria With life threatening instances of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections on the rise, many are seeking safe and effective alternatives in the realm of natural medicine. Manuka oil is a shining example. Reports of healing attributed to this oil are becoming more commonplace – oftentimes in cases where patients have suffered from MRSA boils, lesions and open wounds that did not respond to antibiotic treatments. Extracted from the leaves and branches of the L. scoparium manuka tree native to New Zealand, this essential oil not only conquers deadly bacterial infections, but also relieves a host of other ailments – from anxiety to eczema. As a potent healer, manuka oil is making its mark as a remedy far more effective than conventional medical care. Dangers of MRSA Traditionally, staph infections have been treated with methicillin, but have since become largely immune to the antibiotic with the emergence of the MRSA strain. Dramatic Recovery Source: wakeup-world.com
10 Food Combos For Better Immunity, Disease Prevention, Energy And Weight Loss July 28, 2013 by KAREN FOSTER 10 Food Combos For Better Immunity, Disease Prevention, Energy And Weight Loss The healthiest dietary strategies ultimately depend on the right food combinations. One of the best ways to optimize food pairings is to mix foods that are neutral and not overly acidic. 1) COMBINATION: Turmeric and salmon PROVIDES: General Anti-inflammatory and Healing Properties Salmon is low on carbohydrates and high on protein. 2) COMBINATION: Extra-Virgin Olive Oil and TomatoesPROVIDES: Better protection from diseases Tomatoes boast of four major carotenoids (alpha-carotene, beta-carotene, lutein, and lycopene) besides three potent antioxidants (betacarotene, Vitamin E, and Vitamin C) which may help fight cancer and heart disease. 3) COMBINATION: Red Bell Peppers and Black BeansPROVIDES: Better Immunity They look good at the veggie market and are expensive. 4) COMBINATION: Eggs and Mango PROVIDES: Firm skin There's no need to apply several products to get good, firm skin.
(1) Timeline Photos Cleaning, Disinfection, and Sterilization of medical instruments and supplies in survival situations In survival situations, medical emergencies will arise. One of the main concerns with any medical procedures is clean, sterilized equipment so as to not pass on infection and compound or completely compromise any medical procedures that must be done.. Here is a basic primer on disinfection and sterilization in survival situations Q. What is the difference between disinfection and sterilization? A. Sterility is only a temporary state – once sterile packaging is open or the product has been removed from an autoclave colonization begins almost immediately just from exposure to air and bacteria present in the environment. Q. A. Infection rates are no greater if a superficial wound has been irrigated and cleaned with tap water vs. being cleaned and irrigated with sterile saline. Expendable vs. Expendable supplies are used once and discarded. Sterilisation of specific items: Syringes: There are two types of syringes: disposable and reusable. Sharpening permanent needles: Surgical instruments:
Survival Food Series: Medicinal Plants for the Survival Garden Plants have been revered through out history for their magical healing powers. In a dire situation where over the counter medicine is no longer available, many will be forced to turn their backs on modern medicine and reacquaint themselves with more homeopathic and natural forms. In this type of situation, many will be turning to alternative medicines to alleviate and assist some of the more chronic health issues such as high blood pressure, menopausal symptoms, migraines, anemia and arthritis. In the book, Herbal Medicine: The Natural Way To Get Well and Stay Well by Dian Dincin Buchman, Ph. 1. “Cayenne pepper is a powerful stimulant, producing a sense of heat in the stomach, and a general glow ove r the body without a narcotic effect. This pepper can assist as a digestion aid. 2. This herb is known for it’s uses as a mild sedative.Some homeopathic and natural remedies for children with ADD/ADHD have used chamomiles calming properties. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. St. 9. 10. 5. Google+
Apple unwraps new tool for medical researchers In a surprise move, Apple has announced a new health app that works with its iPhone and HealthKit — and it’s running on open-source software. “As we worked on HealthKit we came across an even broader impact that iPhone could make and that is on medical research,” Apple CEO Tim Cook said during a live event. “Perhaps the most profound change iPhone will make is on our health.” With the ResearchKit app, Apple intends for the software framework to enable more people to participate in research, and for innovators to build apps on top of Apple’s platform. The company also revealed five apps already available. Jeff Williams, Apple’s senior vice president of operations, introduced ResearchKit as the answer to several problems plaguing the medical research community – namely, small sample sizes, issues with subjective data and the frequency of data collected. The framework will also enable researchers to collect data in near real-time, changing the scale from months to seconds.